Microsoft’s School Data Sync solution now generally available

Microsoft’s School Data Sync solution now generally available
By Sean Dudley | 24 January 2017

Users can import information from Student Information Systems into Office 365

Social engineering: learn from the mistakes of Troy

Social engineering: learn from the mistakes of Troy
By Guest | 23 January 2017

Alun Rogers from risual argues that too many organisations leave the door to their data wide open

How Microsoft is leveraging AI’s transformative potential

How Microsoft is leveraging AI’s transformative potential
By Lindsay James | 23 January 2017

The new era of AI is driven by how computers can use almost limitless computing power in the cloud

Putting chatbots into action at T-Systems

Putting chatbots into action at T-Systems
By Rebecca Lambert | 23 January 2017

Pipa is helping T-Systems employees easily retrieve documents and book meetings with simple chat commands

Pipa is helping T-Systems employees easily retrieve documents and book meetings via simple chat commands

Canard uses Microsoft technology to enhance airport runway safety

Canard uses Microsoft technology to enhance airport runway safety
By Sean Dudley | 20 January 2017

Spanish company adopts Azure and SharePoint to support use of drones to monitor airport runways

Microsoft’s Cyber Defense Operations Center shares best practices

Microsoft’s Cyber Defense Operations Center shares best practices
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 January 2017

Microsoft aims to help enterprises protect against, detect and respond to cyber threats in real time

The art of creating customer-centric assortments

The art of creating customer-centric assortments
By Guest | 20 January 2017

Data analytics technologies are playing a key role in helping retailers plan product assortments that meet customer demand, drive sales and reduce inventory costs. Nick Bourland from JustEnough Software explains

Nick Bourland from JustEnough Software explains the role of data analytics in assortment planning

Reinvent your business with big data analytics

Reinvent your business with big data analytics
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 January 2017

Edward Curry, research leader at Insight NUI Galway and vice president at Big Data Value Association, tells us how he expects big data analytics to transform business operations across all industry sectors

Edward Curry from Insight NUI Galway tells us how big data analytics will transform business operations

You’re in the cloud – what do you do now?

You’re in the cloud – what do you do now?
By Guest | 19 January 2017

Specialised management services are providing the resources and security levels necessary for companies to truly harness what the cloud offers. Emily Murphy from Hanu explains

Specialised management services can help companies to better harness the cloud, says Hanu's Emily Murphy

Human skills could help reduce automation-related job losses

Human skills could help reduce automation-related job losses
By Rebecca Gibson | 19 January 2017

New Accenture report advises CEOs to re-skill employees to ensure they remain relevant

Disruption central to success in retail, says Richard Branson

Disruption central to success in retail, says Richard Branson
By Lindsay James | 18 January 2017

The keynote address at NRF 2017 saw Sir Richard Branson talk about the power of disruption

How to avoid a poor unified communications experience

How to avoid a poor unified communications experience
By Guest | 18 January 2017

Magnus Kristell from Quest says that a poor UC experience can be a major pitfall of remote working

Microsoft purchases 3D data-optimisation developer Simplygon

Microsoft purchases 3D data-optimisation developer Simplygon
By Sean Dudley | 18 January 2017

Deal will support both companies’ aim to help ensure ‘3D For Everyone’.

Improving the ‘last mile’ of the consumer journey

Improving the ‘last mile’ of the consumer journey
By Sean Dudley | 18 January 2017

As a consumer, any disruption when receiving a product is unwanted. Phillipe Loeb of Dassault Systèmes, explains how the company is addressing issues that may arise in the ‘last mile’ of the customer journey

Phillipe Loeb of Dassault Systèmes solves the issues that may arise in the ‘last mile’ of the customer journey

NRF 2017: a round-up of the action from the retail show so far

NRF 2017: a round-up of the action from the retail show so far
By Rebecca Lambert | 17 January 2017

Microsoft partners demo IoT, cloud and augmented reality solutions

Gartner predicts increase in use of smartphones as physical access cards

Gartner predicts increase in use of smartphones as physical access cards
By Sean Dudley | 17 January 2017

Growth in mobile and cloud technologies set to have major impact on access practices

Deloitte predicts one billion devices will have biometric security in 2017

 Deloitte predicts one billion devices will have biometric security in 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 January 2017

Analyst forecasts significant rise in the active base of fingerprint reader-equipped devices

How blockchain will shape the future of financial services

How blockchain will shape the future of financial services
By Guest | 16 January 2017

Blockchain technology has evolved to become a protocol that allows the recording of any type of transactions transferring value. This has huge implications for the future, says Magdalena Ramada from Willis Towers Watson

Magdalena Ramada from Willis Towers Watson explains the implications of the evolution of blockchain

Microsoft acquires deep learning startup Maluuba

Microsoft acquires deep learning startup Maluuba
By Lindsay James | 16 January 2017

Maluuba’s expertise in deep learning will help Microsoft to advance its strategy to democratise AI

Microsoft enhances its eDiscovery processes with Office 365

Microsoft enhances its eDiscovery processes with Office 365
By Sean Dudley | 13 January 2017

Organisation's legal team better positioned to gather vital information ahead of lawsuits

Microsoft StaffHub app now available worldwide

Microsoft StaffHub app now available worldwide
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 January 2017

New Office 365 app helps managers and employees schedule their work day

The shift in the way media companies need to deliver content

The shift in the way media companies need to deliver content
By Lindsay James | 13 January 2017

There’s a race going on to deliver media to virtually any device, anywhere and anytime. Tony Emerson tells us how Microsoft Azure is empowering the front-runners

Tony Emerson explains the demand for delivering media to virtually any device, anywhere and anytime

 

New Microsoft resources provide practical steps to digital transformation

New Microsoft resources provide practical steps to digital transformation
By Rebecca Lambert | 12 January 2017

A Gartner whitepaper and Microsoft e-book show leaders how to build a digital roadmap 

The technologies enabling the workplace of the future

The technologies enabling the workplace of the future
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 January 2017

Keith Hudgell and Greg John share how Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services and Microsoft’s joint Cloud Productivity and Mobility programme is driving Windows 10 and mobile adoption in EMEA

Keith Hudgell and Greg John explain HPE and Microsoft’s Cloud Productivity and Mobility programme

Worldwide robotics spending to double by 2020, predicts IDC

Worldwide robotics spending to double by 2020, predicts IDC
By Rebecca Gibson | 12 January 2017

Consumer, healthcare and retail sectors will record the fastest growth over the forecast period

Toni Townes-Whitley's passion to improve the public sector

Toni Townes-Whitley's passion to improve the public sector
By Lindsay James | 11 January 2017

Microsoft’s corporate vice president of the Worldwide Public Sector explains how she is helping to empower every citizen, government and public organisation on the planet to achieve more

Townes-Whitley on how she's helping to empower citizens, governments and public organisations

Avanade and Citrix expand cloud partnership

Avanade and Citrix expand cloud partnership
By Rebecca Gibson | 11 January 2017

Companies will integrate Citrix desktop and app virtualisation products with Microsoft Azure

Satya Nadella outlines his financial services digital transformation vision

Satya Nadella outlines his financial services digital transformation vision
By Sean Dudley | 10 January 2017

Microsoft CEO discusses AI, blockchain and cybersecurity at the FinTech Ideas Festival

Prototype your future

Prototype your future
By Guest | 09 January 2017

Anne Asensio explains how Dassault Systèmes’ DESIGNStudio is being used to help turn good ideas into a tangible reality

Dassault Systèmes’ DESIGNStudio is being used to help turn good ideas into a tangible reality

Microsoft CEO to discuss AI and blockchain at the FinTech Ideas Festival

Microsoft CEO to discuss AI and blockchain at the FinTech Ideas Festival
By Rebecca Lambert | 09 January 2017

Satya Nadella will shed more light on Microsoft’s digital transformation strategy

Seven trends impacting enterprises in 2017 and beyond

Seven trends impacting enterprises in 2017 and beyond
By Guest | 09 January 2017

Dell’s Jeff Clarke outlines the tech that he believes will change the way we do business in the coming year

Dell’s Jeff Clarke outlines the tech that he believes will change the way we do business in the coming year

IoT will be the single biggest security threat this year

IoT will be the single biggest security threat this year
By Lindsay James | 09 January 2017

The rise of DDoS attacks and botnets present security concerns around IoT, according to IDC

GCI acquires Freedom Communications

GCI acquires Freedom Communications
By Rebecca Gibson | 06 January 2017

Company aims to become UK’s top service providers for large-scale UC and Cloud PBX deployments

Services are more important than devices, says Microsoft manager

Services are more important than devices, says Microsoft manager
By Lindsay James | 06 January 2017

Microsoft's Derrick McCourt says that apps and services are more important to people than devices

Microsoft Azure earns HITRUST CSF certification

Microsoft Azure earns HITRUST CSF certification
By Rebecca Gibson | 05 January 2017

Azure is one of the first hyper-scale cloud computing platforms to be certified for healthcare

Ensuring a friction-free retail experience

Ensuring a friction-free retail experience
By Guest | 05 January 2017

In the last of his series of articles, Microsoft’s Vic Miles looks at how Walmart is using technology innovation to achieve its goals

Microsoft’s Vic Miles looks at how Walmart is using technology innovation to achieve its goals

How artificial intelligence is transforming business

How artificial intelligence is transforming business
By Lindsay James | 05 January 2017

Artificial intelligence has had a remarkable rise to fame over the last decade, evolving from unsuccessful attempts at creating ‘thinking computers’ into something that will fundamentally transform our lives for the better

Industry experts discuss the evolution of AI and how it will transform business in the future

The Winter issue of The Record is out now

The Winter issue of The Record is out now
By Lindsay James | 04 January 2017

The Winter issue of The Record is out now and available to download free of charge in digital format

Microsoft to add new features to Office 365 throughout 2017

Microsoft to add new features to Office 365 throughout 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 January 2017

Updates include Bitcoin for Excel and real-time translation and transcription for Skype meetings

Volvo adds Skype for Business to new 90 Series cars

Volvo adds Skype for Business to new 90 Series cars
By Rebecca Gibson | 04 January 2017

Microsoft's productivity tool will enable drivers to view meetings and join calls

CES 2017: Microsoft joins with partners to showcase connected car

CES 2017: Microsoft joins with partners to showcase connected car
By Rebecca Gibson | 03 January 2017

Companies to show how cloud and AI can enable safer and personalised in-car experiences

Businesses save time with TimeFleX group calendaring

Businesses save time with TimeFleX group calendaring
By Rebecca Lambert | 02 January 2017

TimeFleX tool simplifies group meeting scheduling and the management of appointments across the organisation

The availability risks of digital transformation

The availability risks of digital transformation
By Guest | 30 December 2016

With a growing number of companies rethinking their approach to business processes, their backup and disaster concepts become outdated. Peter Ruchatz from Veeam explains

Peter Ruchatz from Veeam explains the importance of protecting digital transformation investments


Nine ways Microsoft transformed enterprise business in 2016

Nine ways Microsoft transformed enterprise business in 2016
By Lindsay James | 30 December 2016

Our roundup of the best Microsoft stories from the last twelve months

Automating document management at Ex Arte

Automating document management at Ex Arte
By Rebecca Gibson | 29 December 2016

An Vander Aa highlights how Ex Arte is helping customers to optimise their operations by automating document management processes

An Vander Aa explains how Ex Arte is helping customers to optimise their operations

Improving performance and efficiency at Evalueserve

Improving performance and efficiency at Evalueserve
By Sean Dudley | 28 December 2016

Evalueserve reduces recovery time and proactively resolves issues in a virtualised environment thanks to the Veeam Availability Suite

How Evalueserve is reducing recovery time thanks to the Veeam Availability Suite

Top tech trends for retail in 2017

Top tech trends for retail in 2017
By Guest | 28 December 2016

Uwe Hennig from Detego explains how mobile devices, AI, IoT and digital fitting rooms will make their mark

Uwe Hennig from Detego says mobile devices, AI, IoT and digital fitting rooms will make their mark 

Using tech to improve services to Australian businesses

Using tech to improve services to Australian businesses
By Lindsay James | 27 December 2016

Australia’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science is leading the way in giving businesses faster, easier access to the information they need

Australia’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science is reaping the rewards of new tech

Itron’s experience of migrating to Microsoft Azure

Itron’s experience of migrating to Microsoft Azure
By Lindsay James | 23 December 2016

Itron has turned to Microsoft Azure to deliver a better service to its utility customers and establish a platform for innovation

Itron has turned to Microsoft Azure to deliver a better service to its utility customers

Chula Vista PD to access criminal justice information

Chula Vista PD to access criminal justice information
By Sean Dudley | 23 December 2016

California force to use Azure and Microsoft Office 365 following CLETS approval